Lines: A Southern Journal
Only the terns stand watch,
patrol the pummeled beach,
no children at play in the cold.
Blind cottages face the waves,
walkways shiver in the wind,
A fading sign announces what everyone knows:
Judith Behar is an almost retired lawyer and former English teacher from North Carolina who has been writing poetry for decades. Some of her poems have been published in Main Street Rag, Crucible, Wordworks, Tar River Poets, and Lines from a Near Country. The above poem has Wrightsville Beach as its literal locale.
Lines: A Southern Journal ISSN 1554-8449, Copyright © 2004-2012